Emmanuel Ijewere is one of Nigeria’s most eminent accountants with very extensive connections across the banking, finance and political spectrums.
He has worked closely with President Goodluck Jonathan on the power requirements for the country. Emmanuel started his accounting career in 1965 with Coopers & Lybrand and set up his own firm of Chartered Accountants, Emmanuel Ijewere& Co in 1979.
He has served as President to a number of notable organizations such as, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Nigerian Red Cross Society and Institute of Directors. Over the years, he has garnered immeasurable experience in business and corporate management, particularly from his Chairmanship role in several companies, including Learn Africa Plc, Best Foods Global (Nigeria) Limited, Longman Nigeria PLC, Petra Microfinance Bank, Salus Health Trust Management, CSN Investment Concepts Limited, Drum Resources Nigeria Limited, among others.
His National Assignments includes Chairmanships of the Agriculture and Food Security Commission and the Modified Value Added Tax Committee.
He is a member of the National Economic Forum, the International Investment Council and the Technical Committee on the Privatisation of Federal Government Companies and Parastatals. He is the Chairman of FARCOM.